January 31, 2013. All my life I have been blessed with having a creative mind. However, like many creative, my teachers and counselors had a different opinion. Now, I find that my ways of thinking are more of an asset than a hindrance. Being labeled a “creative” in a sea of technicians can be intimidating at times, but there is one equalizer that I find comforting – Communication.
January 29, 2013. The January 2013 update from National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) delivering manufacturing innovation.
January 24, 2013. Last week, the Obama Administration held a workshop entitled “Blueprint for Action: Design of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI)” at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration in Huntsville, Alabama. This heavily attended workshop included representatives from government, academia and industry – all convening to collaborate around the design of the proposed NNMI public-private partnership program.
January 24, 2013. Changes to the CTMA Annual Partners Meeting, now being held May 21-23; Technology Showcase at the US Navy Yard, Washington DC; Call for Project Ideas for the $100,000 NCMS/OSD Maintenance Challenge
January 23, 2013. The Sustainable Manufacturing SIG will meet on March 5th at the General Dynamics – Ordnance and Tactical Systems Munition Services facility located in Joplin, MO.
This event is free for NCMS members.
January 22, 2013. Last fall the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) announced that it had partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to establish the first innovation center in what will become a national grid. The centers help will small- and mid-sized manufacturers (SMMs) be more competitive globally by providing them with a virtualized approach to product design and manufacturing that combines high performance modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A), data mining tools, and the digitization of processes to optimize speed, reliability, and efficiency.
January 21, 2013. Dassault Systemes and its global affiliates manufacture, distribute and market product lifecycle management and 3D experience software and provide related support, professional and training services.
January 17, 2013. Last night Michigan’s Governor, Rick Snyder announced his support for autonomous vehicle licensing in the state. NCMS has been working with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to help the Midwest seize the lead in the development and deployment of robotic and autonomous vehicle technology.
January 16, 2013. Sustainable Water Works is a 501c3 non-profit building a network of collaborative partners committed to sustainable water public policy, innovative products and new businesses in Michigan.